Disneyland California is the only major Disney theme park to not reopen after all the parks were closed due to the pandemic currently affecting the world.
Shanghai Disney and Hong Kong Disney were the first parks to close back in January, Tokyo Disney Resort closed in February followed in March by Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney World and Disneyland California.
All the the Disney theme parks have reopened to guests with the exception of Disneyland. So why does Disneyland still remain closed? Continue reading
Disney announced earlier this month their plans to reopen Disneyland California on 17 July. Their plans were pending government approval and would follow in the footsteps of the reopening of their other theme parks around the world.
Unfortunately plans have now changed and Disney has released an update delaying the reopening of the Disneyland theme park.
Statement from Disney..
We previously announced a proposed phased reopening of our theme parks for July 17, pending government approvals. We developed enhanced health and safety protocols for both cast and guests at Shanghai Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort that have been approved, allow us to reopen in a responsible manner and bring our cast members back to work. Continue reading
Disney has announced its phased reopening plans for its California resort. Starting with Downtown Disney on 9th July then Disneyland theme park on 17 July.
Disney will be following a similar phased reopening that they have employed at Walt Disney World and Shanghai Disney, where retail and dining are opened first.
An update from Guest Relations at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort
It’s an understatement to say that the past few months have been a challenging time for us all. As we navigate the longest park closures in our histories, we’ve loved hearing your kind words of hope and seeing how you’ve made your own Disney memories at home has uplifted and inspired us all.
During this time, we know it can be difficult to plan your Disney vacation. Now more than ever we’re longing for the opportunity to come together with family and friends to escape, to celebrate, to re-do missed milestones, like birthdays and anniversaries and to make new Disney memories.